Press Esc to close
Wednesday 30 July 2014
News updated at 3:45 AM IST
Weather
Max: 0°C
Min : 0°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

Early trends show BJP ahead in 69 seats in UP

Lucknow, May 16, 2014 ,PTI
Latest poll trends from Uttar Pradesh today placed BJP ahead in 69 out of 80 seats in an unprecedented surge for the saffron party which had won only nine seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls.

Latest poll trends from Uttar Pradesh today placed BJP ahead in 69 out of 80 seats in an unprecedented surge for the saffron party which had won only nine seats in the previous Lok Sabha polls.

If the trends continue, BJP will surpass its best ever tally of 57 of 85 seats in the then undivided state of UP in 1998.

BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi is ahead by 7,299 votes in Varanasi over his nearest rival AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal while Congress Vice-President Rahul Gandhi is leading by 1,912 votes over his nearest rival BJP's Smriti Irani in Amethi after first round of counting of votes.

RLD Chief Ajit Singh is in third position in Baghpat where BJP's Satyapal Singh, a former Mumbai Police Commissioner, is leading while Samajwadi Party's Mulayam Singh Yadav is in the second spot in Azamgarh where BJP's Ramakant Yadav is ahead.


Congress President Sonia Gandhi was leading in Rae Bareli.

Other important candidates leading include BJP President Rajnath Singh from Lucknow, Varun Gandhi from Sultanpur, Kalraj Mishra from Deoria, Maneka Gandhi from Pilibhit, Yogi Aditya Nath from Gorakhpur and Hema Malini from Mathura.

Samajwadi Party's Dimple Yadav, wife of Akhilesh Yadav, is leading from Kannauj.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Amit Kumar of India runs a lap of honour to celebrate winning gold against Ebikweminomo Welson...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

Vinesh of India, left, wrestles with Yana Rattigan of England in the FS 48kg gold medal match...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

People enjoy at Marina Beach in Chennai...

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

India's Kohli rolls on the ground after avoiding a ball bowled by England's Woakes..

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

Smoke from the explosion of an Israeli strike rise over Gaza City...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

England bowler Chris Jordan makes an unsuccessful wicket appeal against Dhoni...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

Vehicles stuck at a flooded road during heavy rains in Valsad district...

Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Muslims, with t-shirts sporting slogans to...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

Former Australian cricketer Brett Lee at...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

BJP National Vice President Mukhtar Abbas...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523